By Julie Tomascik
It’s bright. Yellow. And sometimes mistaken for a weed.
But this crop—canola—is growing in popularity in the Lone Star State.
For nearly 10 years, Justin Crownover and his family have been planting canola on their farm in the Texas Panhandle.
It’s a crop not many think of when shopping at the grocery store. But canola has a strong demand.
Along with cooking oil, canola is used in making salad oils, sandwich spreads and other edible products.